What to Know About Protests in Iran

The antigovernment protests that have erupted in cities across Iran in response to a young woman’s death in the custody of the country’s...

Russia’s War on Ukraine Is About ‘Extinguishing’ a Nation, Biden Says

President Biden said Russia “shamelessly violated” the core tenets of the United Nations by invading Ukraine and urged continued international solidarity with Ukraine. Source...

Woman’s Death in Custody Prompts Protests in Tehran

Mahsa Amini died in custody after she was arrested for allegedly violating Iran’s hijab law, which requires women to cover their hair and...

Jenny Xie Explores the Subversive Power of the Concealed and the...

The poet Jenny Xie was exploring the library stacks at the Shanghai campus of N.Y.U., where she was on a fellowship, when a...

Strong Earthquake Topples Building in Taiwan

A 6.8 magnitude earthquake in Taiwan killed at least one person and collapsed at least one building in the town of Yuli in...

Biden Meets With Relatives of Brittney Griner and Paul Whelan

WASHINGTON — President Biden met on Friday with family members of Brittney Griner and Paul Whelan, two Americans imprisoned in Russia whose release...

Mass Grave Uncovered in Reclaimed Ukrainian City

Ukrainian officials said a grave site found in Izium, Ukraine, could hold the bodies of more than 400 people who died during the...

Russia Damages a Dam in Ukraine, Sparking Flooding Fears

KRYVYI RIH, Ukraine — At first, she heard terrible explosions. Then the tap water gurgling from her faucets turned dirty. And when Inna...

Ukrainians Recount Frantic Russian Retreat

BALAKLIYA, Ukraine — The signs of desperation were everywhere. Abandoned military vehicles. Cans of food and dishes left on tables. Mail scattered on...

Losses in Ukraine Prompt Debate on Russian TV

As Russia suffered its most humiliating defeat since the initial stage of the war in Ukraine, cracks emerged in the official narrative as...